Archive for March 25th, 2015

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and Sandi Jackson, a former Chicago Alderman.

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released to a Halfway House

The downfall of a power couple By Hazel Trice Edney ( — Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who was on the short list to become a U.S. Senator, replacing Barack Obama, or mayor of Chicago, but was sentenced to prison instead,  on Thursday was released to a halfway house this week near Baltimore to complete the balance of his prison […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Politics
The firing of a Milwaukee police officer who shot and killed Dontre Hamilton, a mentally ill black man, has been upheld.

Firing of Milwaukee Cop Upheld in the Shooting Death of a Mentally Ill Black Man

Another mentally ill black man shot to death by police in Georgia is buried The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission has upheld the firing of Christopher Manney, a Milwaukee police officer, for the shooting death of an unarmed black man who suffered from schizophrenia. Manney shot Dontre Hamilton, 31, 14 times during a scuffle last April in the city’s Red […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · News
John Urschel

Baltimore Ravens John Urschel Knows “Xs” and “Os” and a Lot about Math

He recently co-authored a paper for an international math journal John Urschel, a competitive chess player and a starting offensive guard for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League, has co-authored a research paper for the Journal of Computational Mathematics, a refereed publication sponsored by the Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The […]

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Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases

Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available (HealthDay News) — The number of people with newly diagnosed diabetes increased by 23 percent in states that expanded the number of low-income people who are eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, a new study reports. “The study demonstrated the benefit of new Medicaid coverage in identifying […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · News